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  1. The 20th International Harp Contest in Israel will be held between the dates:

15 – 25 October 2018.


  1. The Contest is open to harpists of all nationalities, who have not passed their 36th birthday by 15 October 2018.


  1. Participation will be limited to 36 contestants.


  1. A maximum of 18 will pass to the 2nd Stage.

6 contestants will pass to the Semi-Final Stage.

3 will pass to the Final Stage.


  1. All applications will be screened.


  1. All free choices in the repertoire must be approved by the Music Committee.


  1. All performances will be open to the public.


  1. The entire Repertoire must be performed from memory except for the new commissioned Israeli piece in Stage I.


  1. The Contest provides Bed & breakfast and lodging for each contestant who is actively participating in the Contest.


  1. Travel expenses and private harp transportation, to and from Israel, will be covered by participants.


  1. Lyon & Healy and Salvi harps will be available to contestants for practice and performances.


  1. The Jury is authorized to award all prizes.


  1. Candidates are requested to send their applications, by registered airmail, postmarked no later than April 1st, 2018 to:

The International Harp Contest in Israel, 16 HaNaziv Street, 6701806 Tel Aviv, Israel.


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